Carol Velarde

Carol Velarde was born into Santa Clara Pueblo in 1949. She was the daughter of Teresa Gutierrez and granddaughter of Rosita Velarde. Among her siblings were Marie Suazo, Doris Tenorio, Earl Gutierrez, Ivan Gutierrez and Tony Gutierrez, Jr.

Carol was most known for deep carving geometric designs into small black jars.

Geometric design carved into a small black jar Small black jar carved with a geometric design
2 1/2 in H by 3 1/2 in Dia

Santa Clara Pueblo Potters